BOSTON, MA (April 23, 2018) – St. Anthony Shrine has been awarded a $500,000 grant – the largest in its history – from Cummings Foundation’s Sustaining Grants program. The funding will allow the Shrine to grow its Women’s Health Clinic by 35 percent to better serve the complex health care needs of Boston’s most vulnerable
With Mother's and Father's day right around the corner don't forget to order your cards now. I'm sure each and every Mother and Father will absolutely love these cards. Order them cards by clicking on the "STORE" link below: https://stanthonyshrine.org/store/
ST FRANCIS BUILDS DISASTER RELIEF MISSION TRIP TO PUERTO RICO July 22-29, 2018 Do you want to be God’s hands in this world by helping a family impacted by the recent hurricanes? St. Francis Builds is an opportunity to explore, live out and reflect upon Franciscan values in the context of construction projects.
One of our favorite friars, Br. Daniel F. Murray, OFM, wrote a great article for the Holy Name Province. Our Franciscan Spiritual Companionship ministry is one of our longest running ministries that provides a safe, confidential space in which a person can explore God’s invitation to a deeper relationship. The primary focus is recognizing God
You can’t spell “Valentine” without “Lent”… I find it thought-provoking that Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fall on the same day this year. The differences in the two commemorations are just this side of comical. Valentine’s Day conjures up two people scrubbed clean for an important evening out. On Ash Wednesday, most Catholics see it
February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time One of the most striking things of my four and a half years here in Boston is the profound negative effect that the Church’s sexual abuse crisis has had on both the local and worldwide Church. As Church leaders, we continue to make errors on very basic
Sunday, January 28, 2018 Greetings of peace. As many of you know, the Shrine has many social justice ministries. The biggest and most active one is the Franciscan Food Center. It provides groceries to 450 needy families every week. The Food Center works in close partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), the largest
NBC did a segment on Wheelchairs in the snow and it featured our very own Erin Murphy, Director of the 20's/30's Young Adults group here at the Shrine! You can view this video in the link below. https://www.nbcboston.com/multimedia/Snow-Poses-Problems-for-People-in-Wheelchairs